Background Screening Solution Available for Convenience Retailers


ALEXANDRIA, VA - NACS has partnered with REDTAIL to offer the NACS Background Check program. The REDTAIL program incorporates award-winning background screening services from SecurTest and patented iReviewNow technology, offering an FCRA-compliant and accurate background screening solution.

The NACS Background Check Program offers access to a unique background screening solution with benefits, including:

  • Compliance with FCRA and EEOC laws and regulations
  • Fast and easy-to-access results
  • Full transparency for the applicant, reducing the risk of potential costly litigation
  • Access to the most Accuratized® background reports

In 2015, the industry turnover rate for convenience store sales associates was 95%, according to NACS State of the Industry data. “It’s no surprise that hiring and retaining high performing employees is a serious challenge for the industry,” said Doug Spencer, NACS director of products and services. “One of the best ways to prevent turnover is to make the right hire—and that starts with a reputable, comprehensive background check.”

In 2012 and 2013, the REDTAIL and SecurTest solution was named the No. 1 background screening provider by HRO Today. REDTAIL and SecurTest solutions are used by many federal, state and local government agencies along with commercial employers and retailers.

There is a range of options to choose from—making it easy for retailers to find a solution that fits their needs. Packages can be purchased immediately begin the background screening process for a single applicant, or you can create a long-term, customizable solution by speaking with a REDTAIL representative. NACS members receive a special discounted rate.